Cross posted from Olivier's Embedded Blog.
There are plenty of scenarios where you would want to benefit from Windows technologies (in an embedded fashion) on small form factor hardware, such as Digital Signage, Thin Client, Connected TV ... If you are looking for some hardware that will support Windows Embedded Standard, that can do HD video decoding leveraging full hardware acceleration and that would not be bigger than a post-it, then you should take a look at the video below. It is demonstrating a board embedding the new E600 series Atom processor with the GMA600 integrated GPU. Pretty impressive.